Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbol represents intelligence and wisdom. Adinkra symbols are symbolic pictures. Many corporations use the Adinkra symbols as their company logo.
Adinkra symbols are commonplace today but were the exclusive right of
spiritual leaders, and only used for important ceremonies. Adinkra also means
goodbye or farewell in Twi the language of the Akan. Wearing Adinkra symbols
were the tradition of the Akan especially the Asante to wear cloths decorated
with Adinkra symbols on important occasions especially at funerals.
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Adinkra symbols are symbolic pictures.
Nyansapo the wisdom knot Adinkra symbol represents intelligence and wisdom whose secret meaning is a knot in which the Asante chief shows his superior knowledge and intelligence by tying and untying the complicated Nyansapo knot. Adinkra cloths as well as Kente cloth are iconic symbols of African heritage.